SAP, the enterprise software firm which is shifting its business to a cloud delivery model has announced management changes at the top of its EMEA business.
Darren Roos, EMEA COO will over UK and Irish operations, alongside France, Netherlands, Nordics and Belux. Roos is currently EMEA COO.
The changes are part of a reorganisation under newly appointed President of EMEA Franck Cohen, who has split the market into several main regions and national territories.
Cohen’s geographic responsibility includes Western and Southern Europe, middle and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Stefan Hochcauer is now President SAP Middle and Eastern Europe.
Hochbauer will report Cohen.
Steve Tzikakis, will move oversee EMEA south, a new south Unit, covering Africa, cyrpus, Greece, Israel, Italy, MENA, Portugal, Spain and Turkey.
Last week SAP reported annual profits down 3% on revenues up 4% as the firm executes its move from on traditional licences to cloud revenue. Cloud subscriptions were up 56% year on year.
Separately, Hitachi Solutions said it appointed Hal Howard, former corporate vp at Microsoft Business Solutions where he ran MS Dynamics AX to the position of Chief Technical Advisor.